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Leo in Jackson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs

 
 
This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, March 17, 2019
1. This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs Marker
Inscription.  This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs, or rock carvings, cut into the flat sandstone surface by the ancestors of American Indians around 1,000 years ago. The symbols engraved here include about 40 figures representing animals, humans and other figures that are now unidentifiable.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans.
 
Location. 39° 9.05′ N, 82° 40.483′ W. Marker is in Leo, Ohio, in Jackson County. Marker is on Park Road (Local Highway 224) 0.4 miles west of Raysville Road (Local Highway 29), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 357 Park Road, Ray OH 45672, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leo Petroglyphs (here, next to this marker); We cannot know for certain the meaning of the symbols (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Leo Petroglyphs & Natural Preserve (within shouting distance of this marker); Trails / The Kanawha Trail (approx. 7 miles away); 53rd O.V.I. Regiment / Camp Diamond
This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, March 17, 2019
2. This shelter covers a small group of petroglyphs Marker
(approx. 7.1 miles away); The Scioto Salt Licks / The Scioto Salt Works (approx. 7.1 miles away); Jackson (approx. 7.1 miles away); Commercial Apple Orchards in Jackson County / The Jackson County Apple Festival (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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